Tag Archives: Vale of Glamorgan

Did you know 16+ year olds will be able to vote in the next Senedd Cymru elections in May 2021?
Did you know 16+ year olds will be able to vote in the next Senedd Cymru elections in May 2021? avatar

Yes, that;s right! Young people aged 16+ will be able to vote in the next Senedd Cymru elections that are happenign in Wales in May 2021.  But … you will only be able to vote if you have been registered to vote and are on the electoral register! This is why the Youth Cabinet have […]
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What has the Youth Cabinet been up to?
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We have had a couple of meetings in the last few months and we wanted to let you know some of the topics we have been discussing and working on. We have had a few guest speakers attend our meetings to find out what we think about specific topics. Firstly, during a joint meeting with […]
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Meet the Team
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COVID-19 Update
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Message from the Vale Youth Service: All youth provisions will be cancelled until further notice due to the virus. Youth provisions include: youth clubs, youth participation groups, after school clubs, Duke of Edinburgh and the Vale Rights Ambassadors. Please follow our social media platforms for more information: @VYSVALE or contact valeyouthservice@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk.

Youth Recycling Visit
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Members of Llantwit Youth Council and Penarth Youth Action visit the Council’s recycling centre at Cowbridge Compost following a joint Plastic Recycling Project. Young people benefited from visiting the recycling centre and learning about the changes made to recycling which are being rolled out across the Vale of Glamorgan.  The Council’s Waste Project Officer explained […]
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Youth Cabinet meet the Mayor
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On Monday we had the opportunity to meet the new Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Councillor Christine Cave. We met in the Mayors office and discussed important youth issues such as the Welsh Baccalaureate, school funding and mental health services for young people. The Mayor had strong views about the importance of equality in […]
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Council Careers Fair
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On Friday 5th April, we, the Youth Cabinet worked together with the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Careers Wales to hold a Council Careers Fair for pupils in Barry to raise awareness of the council as a future employer. Approximately 70 young people from St Richard Gwyn, Pencoedtre and Whitmore were given the opportunity to […]
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Council Careers Fair
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Did you know that the Council are trying to increase the number of employees aged 16-24? Last week we had the opportunity to meet the Cabinet of the Vale of Glamorgan Council and tell them about the work of the Vale Youth Cabinet including main project this term. After many discussions about improving the variety […]
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Vale Pupils Attend SHRN Youth Consultation Event
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On 21st March five secondary schools took part in the SHRN Youth Consultation Event at Barry Memorial Hall. Councillor Bob Penrose welcomed the pupils and the Vale Healthy Schools team presented the SHRN (School Health Research Network) data from the Vale of Glamorgan. All eight secondary schools in the Vale took part in the SHRN […]
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The Youth Mayor results are in …
The Youth Mayor results are in … avatar

5575 votes were cast during Local Democracy Week (15th-19th October 2018) and the results of the Youth Mayor election were announced at the youth cabinet meeting last night! Hello, my name is Ben Lloyd and I am the new Youth Mayor for the Vale of Glamorgan.  As part of my manifesto I have pledged to […]
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